Tag: AG Geige

UNEARTHING THE MUSIC: Sound and Creative Experimentation in Non-democratic Europe

AG Geige – Yachtclub + Buchteln (klangFarBe)

Frank Bretschneider is a Berlin-based musician, composer and video artist, known for his “precise sound placement, complex, interwoven rhythm structures and its minimal, flowing approach” (Resident Advisor). While best known for being one of the founders of Raster-Noton, one of today’s best regarded experimental electronic music labels, Bretschneider was also the founder of the now extinct klangFarBe label, …

In a Musical No Man’s Land – Unheard-of Productions on the Fringes of Rock Culture (Sound Exchange)

Sound Exchange was a project by DOCK e.V. and the Goethe-Institut which sought to shed light on experimental music making in Central and Eastern Europe from 1950 to 2010. Alongside the organization of events connected to music festivals in seven different countries, between 2011 and 2012, the project produced a rich anthology of texts and …

AG Geige – Trickbeat (klangFarBe)

Frank Bretschneider is a Berlin-based musician, composer and video artist, known for his “precise sound placement, complex, interwoven rhythm structures and its minimal, flowing approach” (Resident Advisor). While best known for being one of the founders of Raster-Noton, one of today’s best regarded experimental electronic music labels, Bretschneider was also the founder of the now extinct klangFarBe label, …

Hues of Independence

This article, written by Daniel Muzyczuk, explores the meaning of the underground and its role in Democratic opposition in  the Eastern Bloc, focusing particularly on Czech, Polish, Hungarian and East-German examples. Translated by Marcin Wawrzyńczak. Previously published in David Crowley, Daniel Muzyczuk eds. Notes From the Underground (Łódź: Muzeum Sztuki, 2016). In his insightful study …